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Louisiana Congress Representative Wants To Bring Roger Goodell In For Questioning

Roger Goodell, NFL commissioner, talking at a podium at the Super Bowl.

HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 01: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks with the media during a press conference for Super Bowl 51 at the George R. Brown Convention Center on February 1, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)

The state of Louisiana remains upset about the controversial ending of the Saints-Rams NFC Championship Game.

One Congressman apparently wants to do something about it.

Cedric Richmond, a representative for the 2nd Congressional District of Louisiana, has reportedly spoken to other members of Congress about bringing NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in for questioning about the ending of the game.

"I will say this... He was mostly, but perhaps not entirely, serious," Mike DeBonis tweeted.

"I take Mr. Richmond's request very seriously," the chairman of the committee said, before winking.

This comes one day after a group of Saints fans filed a lawsuit against the NFL.

From the report:

D’Amico Jr. wants Goodell to enforce Rule 17, Section 2, Article 1 in the NFL Rulebook that he says “could, in the right circumstances, allow the commissioner to take extreme action in the face of a grossly unfair result.”

Many experts have said that it’s highly unlikely the NFL or Goodell will do anything to change the outcome of Sunday’s NFC championship game, which saw the Rams going to the Super Bowl. However, the controversial no-call could lead to changes next season.

NFL Rule 17 has been brought up because fans believe it would allow Goodell to reschedule or even reverse the results of a game for an “extraordinarily unfair” act.

Stay tuned.